Richard A. Massey
PAWTUCKET - Richard A. "Lefty" Massey, 83 of Power Road, Pawtucket and formerly of Park Street died Thursday at home.
He was born in South Attleboro, MA, the son of the late George A. and Elizabeth B. (Leonard) Massey and lived in Pawtucket most of his life. He was a member of the LeFoyer Club, a lifetime member of the JK Social Club and enjoyed Billiards, and Bowling. He was an avid golfer, a football fanatic and ardent fan of the Pittsburg Steelers. He will be remembered as a kind and straightforward man who was well loved by many.
He was a WWII Navy veteran serving aboard the USS Antietam as a Seaman First Class.
Richard is survived by 2 nieces, Paula Brown of South Kingstown, Loretta Caine of North Kingstown and 1 nephew, Stanley Bejma of Louisiana.
Richard was predeceased by a brother, Ralph Massey and four sisters, Adele DeSalvo, Lillian T. Perron, Elizabeth Vickers and Dorothy Bejma.
The funeral will be held on Monday at 9 AM from the CHEETHAM MORTUARY, INC., 1012 Newport Ave., Pawtucket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in the Church of the Holy Family Parish, 193 Walcott Street, Pawtucket. Burial with Military Honors will be in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday from 2-5 PM in the funeral home.www.cheethammortuary.com